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Measurement of Yearly Wastage in Elementary Education


The problem of wastage in Elementary Education System is becoming gradually very serious, across the world. Various methods have been proposed by researchers to measure real wastage in an Indian educational system, which seem to be inadequate because of multiple reasons. One of the main reasons is the occurrence of different type of wastages in elementary education system. Further, there no reliable and consistent database, of educational statistics, that are available. In this paper, we wish to propose a method for measuring the real wastage by using appropriate statistical technique of sampling.


Manoj Kumar Gupta, Jagdish Prasad and P. C. Gupta
Department of Statistics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur


Universal enrollment, Universal retention, Never enrolled, Ever enrolled, Repetition, Internal wastage, External wastage, Cluster Sampling



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